Affordable Housing

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Doug Sovern
November 05, 2019 - 10:51 am
Apple is the latest tech giant to commit billions of dollars to tackle the Bay Area’s housing crisis, and some local elected officials are thrilled.
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New Housing Construction
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Doug Sovern
August 21, 2019 - 10:38 am
The cost to build in the Bay Area keeps going up. Housing impact fees can set developers back by $65,000 in Oakland and $165,000 in San Francisco. That's led to a tug-of-war between builders and local governments over the rising cost of construction and what it means for the Bay Area housing crunch.
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Jeffrey Schaub
August 19, 2019 - 10:47 am
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has launched a probe in San Francisco to determine whether the city is violating non-discrimination laws in housing.
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City of Vallejo Welcomes Visitors
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Matt Bigler
July 24, 2019 - 11:11 am
A new study finds Vallejo has one of the best costs of living in California, and many home buyers who thought they were priced out of the Bay Area are shopping there.
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A Bay Area home for sale.
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Margie Shafer
July 01, 2019 - 11:40 am
The Bay Area's inferno of a real-estate market has cooled slightly, according to data crunched by Terradatum.
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Bunkbeds at Podshare in San Francisco
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Doug Sovern
June 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm
High cost of housing got you down? How about paying $1200 a month, for a bunk bed in San Francisco's Tenderloin?
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The landlord of the Strawberry Hill apartments in Vallejo said he proposed doubling tenants' rent after city officials said there were too many affordable units.
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Jeffrey Schaub
June 04, 2019 - 3:42 pm
A Vallejo landlord told KCBS Radio that he proposed doubling tenants' rent after city officials said there were "too many" affordable apartments in the city.
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Margie Shafer
May 27, 2019 - 10:12 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom is still promoting the idea of building of more housing across the state, even though legislation tackling zoning restrictions has been set aside for the year.
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A school district is building affordable housing for its teachers and staff in Mountain View, where rents have surged.
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Matt Bigler
April 02, 2019 - 8:24 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW — A Bay Area school district is launching a first-in-the-state program to build sub-market rate housing for teachers and staff. The Mountain View Whisman School District has approved a deal with a developer to build a 144-unit apartment building just for teachers and school staff...
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Matt Bigler
February 04, 2019 - 9:41 pm
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